Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of romanticize.
  • adjective Interpreted with exaggerated emotion

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Examples

  • Of course it’s romanticized from the point of view of a southerner, but that’s nowhere near any “propaganda for the slave system”.

    Matthew Yglesias » Rep Trent Franks: Blacks Were Better Off Under Slavery

  • Tinariwen's lyrics are romantic because they pay homage to their people, their land, their desires and loves; they are not romanticized, which is the difference between a lot of folk music and pop.

    Derek Beres: Global Beat Fusion: The Romance of Tinariwen

  • The Taleban did, at least initially, gain the trust and support of peace-thirsty Afghans, and members of the international community were also 'romanticized' by the Taleban's approach for bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan - although the Taleban's methods for bringing stability included the implementation of a very harsh form of Sharia Law.

    Michael Hughes: No Peace without Justice and Equality in Afghanistan

  • The Taleban did, at least initially, gain the trust and support of peace-thirsty Afghans, and members of the international community were also 'romanticized' by the Taleban's approach for bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan - although the Taleban's methods for bringing stability included the implementation of a very harsh form of Sharia Law.

    Michael Hughes: No Peace without Justice and Equality in Afghanistan

  • The Taleban did, at least initially, gain the trust and support of peace-thirsty Afghans, and members of the international community were also 'romanticized' by the Taleban's approach for bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan - although the Taleban's methods for bringing stability included the implementation of a very harsh form of Sharia Law.

    Michael Hughes: No Peace without Justice and Equality in Afghanistan

  • The Taleban did, at least initially, gain the trust and support of peace thirsty Afghans, and members of the international community were also 'romanticized' by the Taleban's approach for bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan - although the Taleban's methods for bringing stability included the implementation of a very harsh form of Sharia Law.

    Michael Hughes: No Peace without Justice and Equality in Afghanistan

  • The Taleban did, at least initially, gain the trust and support of peace-thirsty Afghans, and members of the international community were also 'romanticized' by the Taleban's approach for bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan - although the Taleban's methods for bringing stability included the implementation of a very harsh form of Sharia Law.

    Michael Hughes: No Peace without Justice and Equality in Afghanistan

  • The Taleban did, at least initially, gain the trust and support of peace-thirsty Afghans, and members of the international community were also 'romanticized' by the Taleban's approach for bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan - although the Taleban's methods for bringing stability included the implementation of a very harsh form of Sharia Law.

    Michael Hughes: No Peace without Justice and Equality in Afghanistan

  • You know, the bad boy behavior is kind of romanticized in the tabloid press.

    CNN Transcript Aug 15, 2003

  • USA Today article on this trend noted, there are also those both inside and outside the Amish community who find these books - particularly when they are written by non-Amish writers like Gray - to be inaccurate or "romanticized" portrayals of a real way of life.

    NPR Topics: News

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